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Mark Rome

Entrepreneur • Advisor Las Vegas, Nevada Area, US

Proven CFO / I help SMB's drive Growth, Profitability & Performance / I lead Special Projects to deliver the Best Possible Outcomes

Proven CFO / I help SMB's drive Growth, Profitability & Performance / I lead Special Projects to deliver the Best Possible Outcomes

4 vouches

Primary Skillsets

  • Business Development
  • Fundraising
  • Growth
  • Operations
I have an idea, but I'm open to other ideas

Primary Cofounder Skillsets

  • • Business Development
  • • Fundraising
  • • Growth
  • • Operations

Involved In




Finance, Accounting & Operational Leadership US SolarBuilt August 2015 - present
Principal Consultant Empower2adapt LLC August 2009 - December 2015
CFO / Commercial Director Good Earth Power August 2014 - July 2015
CFO, VP Finance SAIFE, Inc December 2011 - June 2014
Corporate Controller, VP Finance Armor Designs, Inc January 2001 - July 2009
Cost Accounting Manager Motorola March 2000 - November 2000
Controller KTH Architects, Inc. October 1998 - January 2000
Controller, CFO Truax Engineering, Inc August 1996 - October 1998
Project Engineer Boeing Commercial Airplane Group January 1994 - August 1996


Arizona State University Accounting/Aerospace Engineering
California State University-Dominguez Hills Finance
University of Kansas Aerospace Engineering

Interested In

Joining an Early Team
Cofounder With
  • • Data Science
  • • Back End Engineering
  • • Front End Engineering
  • • Growth
  • • Marketing
  • • Operations
  • • Product
  • • UI/Design
Advisor With
  • • Customer Acquisition
  • • Fundraising
  • • Software development
  • • Website design
  • • Web application
  • • Programming
  • • Seed funding
  • • Early Stage Funding
  • • Enterprise Architecture
  • • Website Development
Markets of Interest
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Green
  • • Healthcare
  • • Productivity Tools
  • • Recruiting
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Renewables
  • • Electric Vehicles

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Accounting • Finance • Project management • Data • Growth • Data analysis • Financial statements • Financial projections • Analytics • Business Strategy • Financial analysis • Financial Modeling • Management consulting • Problem Solving • Project finance • Strategy

Key Accomplishments

- Prepared detailed capture plan to generate approximately $1 billion in net free cash flow over the next 5 years with the installation of 1,500 megawatts of utility-sited, utility-scale commercial rooftop solar PV systems.
- Added 4% to EBITDA by implementing enterprise lean management system that constantly aligned people – process - projects – infrastructure with corporate strategy and goals to optimize outcomes.
- Led development and implementation of effective strategies, effective systems and an effective culture to rapidly scale operations from less than $10M to more than $200M USD annually.
- Led successful Initial Public Offering (IPO), London AIM, as a trusted advisor to senior leadership, providing finance and strategy recommendations that resulted in a successful placement and raise of more than $30M USD.
- Led the financial team in effort to secure $9M in private equity funding for a SaaS startup.
- Led the integration of two (2) acquisition companies into the organization.
- Led the successful implementations of three (3) separate ERP systems and a QMS.

How I like to work with people As a Cofounder

As a valued and respected member of the leadership team, with direct responsibility for delivering outcomes.

Vouches Received

Vouches Given

Think Mark is awesome?
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Michael Brozzetti, CIA®, CISA®
Principal, Boundless LLC and Adjunct Professor, Villanova University.
Mark is a great entrepreneur because of his passion, persistence, and professional integrity.
Bob Fortin
We worked together  •  Accounting & Financial Management Specialist in Government Contracts, Self employed.
very experienced in his profession and very amicable among colleages.
Terry Mullane
We worked together  •  CEO/Founder, The Business Plumber, LLC. Previously Adjunct Professor - Accounting and Finance, Grand Canyon University.
Mark has a strong desire to create and build businesses through utilizing is expertise with his clients.
Dirk Schoennagel
We worked together  •  CEO / Founder, myTechQuote
Mark is a smart business man with great experience and vision. His analytic & research driven approach to business issues make him successfu ... l and the perfect entrepreneur. He is intelligent, persuasive and driven to accomplish his goals and great to work with.

Dirk Schoennagel
We worked together  •  CEO / Founder, myTechQuote
Dirk has demonstrated his ability as a forward-thinking entrepreneur with his recent venture: I truly admire Dirk's commit ... ment to product development and continuous customer discovery.